The official blog of Abacus Group — a place to share our knowledge and thoughts on trends in recruiting

January 27, 2020

How to Give a Great Reference


Every job search required you to identify the best references for you, but people rarely reflect upon what it takes to be a great reference for someone else.

October 21, 2016

LinkedIn Recommendations: Permanent and Necessary Testimonials in the Age of Social Proof

linkedin-recommendations-social-proofConsumers overwhelmingly depend on verified peer opinions to make informed choices. If employers, too, are buyers and job seekers are products, the social proof principle applies on a larger scale. We recommend taking advantage of LinkedIn’s Recommendations feature to preserve positive testimonials of your accomplishments, skills, and character in one convenient place for public viewing.